Sharad Pawar meets Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai in Bengaluru
Maharashtra former Chief Minister Sharad Pawar met Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai in Bengaluru today. The Chief Minister’s office has said that the two leaders held discussions on the formula to share river water between the two states.
They also discussed ways to enhance cooperation during the flood situation when Maharashtra releases excess water from its dams downstream leading to floods in Karnataka.
The press release issued by the Chief Minister’s office also says that the two leaders agreed to create inter-state harmony to resolve water disputes amicably. They also agreed to hold a meeting in New Delhi soon to discuss and find ways to resolve all the pending river water sharing issues.
The Maharashtra Irrigation minister Jayanth Patil too met Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai in Bengaluru today and held discussions on the water sharing formula between the two states.